Heat wave played no role in string of power outages, fires in Berkeley

Despite this week’s heat wave, utility company and fire officials said the unusually high temperatures did not play a role in the recent fires and power outages experienced in Berkeley.

Berkeley Fire Department combated two house fires in as many days this week, the first of which was caused by a shorted high-powered electrical line while parts of the city were still waiting as PG&E worked to restore power from Monday night’s outage.

Read More.

Leave a Reply